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Icon of the event Create a Happier Healthier Home
Mon Sep 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Our home is where we relax and recharge. Using Colour Psychology, Biophilia, and Aromatherapy we can optimize re-balancing and well-being. Did you know that bedroom design can enhance sleep and increase your health?...

Icon of the event Some Good News about Cognition and Aging
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Lynn Hasher presents the good news, based on the latest research findings, about aging and cognition. Aging is widely thought to bring on a range of cognitive problems to even the healthiest among us. Such views are eas...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 22
Wed Dec 27
Icon of the event Home Security
Mon Oct 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Police Constable Hannah from Toronto Police 54 Division presents a program on home security. Call 416-396-3975 for more information.

Icon of the event Benjue Mindfulness Meditation
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for a four week workshop in Benjue Meditation, a non-sectarian, systematic mindfulness meditation method. Benjue Meditation uses movement to generate self-awareness with great benefits in stress reduction, mental heal...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Lasting Marriages
Thu Oct 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This program will present highlights of the first Canadian study related to Lasting Marriages. This is a study of 162 couples in Toronto who were interviewed. On an average, their marriages lasted 25 years, and they had at le...

Icon of the event The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day
Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Melissa Maker is beloved by fans all over the world for her completely re-engineered approach to cleaning. As the dynamic new authority on home and living, Melissa knows that to invest any of our precious time in cleaning, we...

Icon of the event How to Maximize Your Brain Health
Tue Oct 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Angela Troyer discusses the science behind brain health, and how to maximize brain health by adopting healthier lifestyle habits. Most people in their 50s, 60s and beyond notice changes in how well they learn and remembe...

Icon of the event Seniors Information Fair and Open House at Maria A. Shchuka
Wed Oct 25, 2017 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all seniors and caregivers! This is an opportunity to meet with agencies in your community that offer services to seniors. Learn about health services, community safety, social & recreational programs, home care, sett...

Icon of the event How Does the Breathalyzer Work? The Forensic Science of Drinking and Driving
Tue Oct 31, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Alcohol is still, by far, the most significant drug for impaired driving and causes most of the fatal motor vehicle collisions. James Wigmore, internationally recognized forensic toxicologist and published author (at www.wigm...